Each year Huy Dao receives thousands of letters from prisoners across the country hoping to be freed. Huy is the intake coordinator for The Innocence Project. It is his job to decide which cases the organization will take on and who has enough evidence to prove that they were wrongfully convicted.
We listen in as Payton Smith tries to make sense of her mother’s imprisonment; she asks her other family members when her mother will be home and what it will be like. This piece was produced by Chana Joffe-Walt. Photo: Transom.org